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[[preprinted]] UNITED STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM UNDER DIRECTION OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION WASHINGTON [[/preprinted]] The Icelandic Nat. History Society made a contribution of clothing and household utensils from that island. The Musical instruments of the Samoan Island were contributed by Hon. Harold M. Sewall. From Torres Straits By A. C. Haddon sent a collection of 83 pieces illustrating the arts and life of the natives of that region. They are especially interesting on account of the contact at this point between the Sapuan and Australians. Capt. J. O. Spicer of Groban, Conn., had added one more to the many obligations under which the Museum